Famous Couples in History

 Love, unlike younger people may think, was not a recent invention. Indeed, history is filled with the stories of famous lovers and their powerful love affairs, marriages and romances. How much do you know about the most famous couples?
 
 
Cleopatra married this man after the death of her first lover. She killed herself when she heard he had killed himself.
Antony
Octavian
Julius Caesar
Ptolemy
 
 
Where did the notorious criminal couple, Bonnie and Clyde, make their last stand and were shot to death?
This happened in 1935
Texas
Michigan
Ontario, Canada
Louisiana
 
 
Three years after their wedding, in 1898, this "scientific" couple discovered polonium and radium and won a physics Nobel prize.
Marie and Pierre Curie
Niels and Margrethe Bohr
Michael and Sarah Faraday
Stephen and Jane Hawking
 
 
Which famous actress was rumored to have had an affair with a US president?
Marilyn Monroe
Audrey Hepburn
Sophia Loren
Elizabeth Taylor
 
 
What was the name of Napoleon's famous lover?
Josephine
Dulcinea
Adrienne
Antoinette
 
 
Which of these famous couples have been together the longest?
Meryl Streep & Don Gummer have been together since 1978, a few years more than the next couple, the Osbournes.
Meryl Streep & Don Gummer
Ozzy & Sharon Osbourne
Keith Richards & Patti Hansen
Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson
 
 
The famous ​Humphrey Bogart was married to another shining Hollywood star who was 25 years his junior. Her name was...
Lauren Bacall
Rita Hayworth
Bette Davis
Ava Gardner
 
 
They married in 1840. She was the Queen of England and he was her first cousin. Over 17 years, they had 9 children and he died untimely in 1861. Who were they?
Victoria and Albert
Elizabeth and Philip
Catherine and Peter
Anne and Henry
 
 
This lavish couple ruled over France with almost unlimited power. They were ultimately beheaded due to revolution. Who was this couple?
Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI
Napoleon and Josephine
Louis XIV and Maria Theresa
 
 
This musical couple are famous for their song: "I Got You Babe..
Sonny and Cher
John Lennon and Yoko Ono
Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown
Ike Turner and Tina Turner
 
 
A legendary Hollywood love affair, they had a relationship for over 30 years, yet he would not divorce his wife and marry her. She nursed him through his last illness but did not attend his funeral. Which lovers were these?
Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn
Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour
Micky Rooney and Judy Garland
Errol Flynn and Olivia de Havilland
 
 
He was a wise biblical king. She was the queen of a foreign land who came to seduce and betray him but fell in love instead. Who are they?
Solomon and Sheba
Boaz and Ruth
David and Abigail
Hosea and Gomer
 
Shall We Take Another Crack At It?
It seems you scored a bit low. Perhaps you don't know that much about these famous couples. Or perhaps you just need a refresher. Have a look at our answers or take another crack at it and take the quiz again.
 
Nicely Done
You know quite a bit about the famous great loves of this world. You probably know more than the average person about History and definitely about great romances of history. Look at our answers to see what you missed.
 
Their Love Was Not Forgotten
You know a bunch of facts about the great old loves of this world, and we're super proud of you! These are great stories, and they are worth knowing and remembering. Good on you for saving some room in your memory for these old flames.
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